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Lab Engineer (electronics)

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

Jonathan Lee Recruitment are currently looking for a Lab Technician / Engineer for a Global Tier 1 Automotive Company.  The skills and role entails:-

Responsible and accountable for day-to-day operations of the warranty analysis process.
Knowledge of automotive quality standards (IATF 16949, VDA etc.)
Proven track record in metrology relating to mechanical, optical and electronic technologies.
Able to work under own initiative to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.
Ensure the safe running condition of all QA test equipment and ensure everyone is abiding to safe working practices.
Lead improvement activities based on use of data from warranty performance.
Take an active role in warranty strategy – including customer negotiation on sample sizes.
Develop test procedures and instructions to support the analysis process using both customer requirements and international standards.
Ensure lessons learned from warranty analysis are shared and understood by relevant stakeholders.
Ability to work as part of a team and co-ordinate timely response to ensure internal and customer timings are met.
Wiling to travel internationally to support customer testing and undertake necessary training as required by Nippon Seiki group.

Specific skills and experience to role:
Competent in warranty analysis in accordance with customer requirements such as BMW: standard GS 95004 “Failure analysis – Part analysis of field complaints” and Mercedes: MBN 10448 “Field Failure Analysis” “VDA marketing and service field failure analysis.
Strong practical abilities with set-up and operation equipment in the following fields: -
Electronics. (Oscilloscopes, PSUs DMMs etc)
Acoustics. (Vibration equipment and sound analysis)
Experience of working with automotive electronics ECUs i.e. familiar with Controlling ECU over CAN interface.
Knowledge of VDA 8D problem solving.

HNC/ degree electrical/electronic/mechanical engineering.

Suitably qualified and experienced Lab Technicians should apply by contacting Paul Coates at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44 (0) 1926963292 or by emailing their CV to



Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.